Other Spirits

040 Spirits Fair in Hamburg (Event)

040 Spirits Fair in Hamburg (Whisky Gin Rum Mezcal Tasting Event)

One awesome side effect of my passion for high-quality spirits is the fact that it gets me to a lot of locations I would otherwise never have seen – both abroad and nearby. The Emporio Tower in Hamburg, in which the first 040 Spirits fair took place from October 18 to 20 (more…)

Summer Fest ’19 by Getränke-Paradies Wolf in Hamburg (Event)

Summer Fest 2019 at Getränke-Paradies Wolf in Hamburg, Sternschanze (Spirituosen Whisky Bourbon Gin Korn Vermouth Drinks Event )

“Everyone is welcome, entry is free!” – Following this simple and amicable motto, the Hamburg-based spirits retailer Getränke-Paradies Wolf (which is also our local Ardbeg Embassy) welcomed a diverse and cheerful crowd to its first summer fest on July 27. (more…)

Hanse Spirit 2019 – The Whisky & Spirit Fair in Hamburg (Fair)

Hanse Spirit 2019 in Hamburg (Whisky Whiskey Bourbon Spirit Tasting Fair Event

Let me cut straight to the chase: This year’s Hanse Spirit was a blast! Organizer Chris Rickert and his team managed to keep all of last year’s benefits (such as the beautiful location and the excellent line-up), while simultaneously improving everything that still left room for embetterment (more…)

“New Brew X J-Day” at UeberQuell Brewery (Event)

J-Day and New Brew at UeberQuell in Hamburg, St. Pauli (Craft Beer Aalborg Akvavit Danish Dansk Denmark Julebryg Event)

In Denmark, the annual J-Day (which is short for Julebryg Day) is one of the most anticipated dates of the year. Cause on the first Friday in November, the Danish brewers – big and small – traditionally tap their Christmas beers. And since Christmas ain’t just another holiday (more…)

Buddel Jungs – New craft spirit store opening in Oldenburg (News)

Buddel Jungs - New craft spirit store opening in Oldenburg (Gin Whisky Whiskey Liquor Rum Drinks)

Last weekend, the Buddel Jungs craft spirit store opened its doors in the Northern German city of Oldenburg. Specializing in regional small-batch products, the well-sorted shop carries a fine selection of liquor, gin, rum and, of course, whisky as well as craft beer, wine, cheese and other treats. (more…)

Hansemalt Rum Tasting with Ron Maja, Matugga & Whisper (Tasting)

Rum Tasting at Hansemalt with Whisper, Matugga and Ron Maja (Spirits Event Brans Entrepreneurs Drinks)

Every now and then you have to broaden your perspective. While I have definitely visited a fair share of whisky tastings, I can unfortunately not say the same about events focussing on other types of spirits. So when Chris Rickert of Hansemalt asked me if I wanted to attend a rum tasting (more…)